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: as obama and romney face off one last time, on foreign policy, we'll have our own debate. on the terror strike in libya, the upheaval in syria, and, iran's nuclear ambitions. democratic senator dick durbin, versus republican lindsay graham. durbin and graham, only, on fox news sunday. then, it has been a rollercoaster ride in the polls. we'll talk numbers with the man in charge of gallup, the grand daddy of polling firms, editor-in-chief, frank you newport and we are down to the final 16 days of the campaign. we'll ask our sunday panel, what to expect, in the race to the finish line. and, from a tense debate, to laughs over dinner, it was quite a week on the trail. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again from fox news in washington. with just 16 days until the election, president obama and governor romney meet one last time monday night for a debate on foreign policy. we want to preview the issues with a debate of our own, dick durbin, the number 2 democrat in the senate joins us from his home state of illinois and a top republican on foreign policy, senator
national average finds mitt romney now ahead tonight 47.3% to president obama's 47.1%, but keep in mind this is well within that margin of error meaning tonight this race is still locked in a dead heat. we begin in florida. mitt romney agrees to flip a coin for a friendly touch football game between his staff and the traveling press corps. romney's advisors say they expect a strong performance. >> we have to have a strong national security structure, and i think you will see governor romney contrasting that with the economic failures of the last four years. >> in maryland, the president wrapped up his own debate preparation and headed to florida. his advisers say they are confident the president will reach out to women. >> the president has been a strong and steady leader. we have response plea ended the war in iraq. we are going to end the war in afghanistan. alkyd dough is a shadow of its former shelf. >> out to colorado now. vice presidential candidate paul ryan spoke to supporters talking about the stakes at risk in this election with a final stop in pueblo this afternoon. >> look,
. >> chris: i'm chris wallace, with nine days until the election, obama an romney pull out all th ♪ >> chris: it is the swing state show down. as the candidates crisscross the country. we'll discuss where the race stands and what issues matter most, with senators from the states who will decide the election. republicans rob portman of ohio. and ron johnson of wisconsin. democrats mark virginia and mark udall of colorado and how does the electoral map look going in to the last week of the campaign, we'll ask the sunday panel where the race will be won and lost and from fine debate to around the clock rallies, we're on the stretch, on the trail. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and, hello, again, from fox news in washington. we'll get to our coverage of the presidential race, in a moment. but, first, that huge storm that is bearing down on the east coast, threatening millions, as well as disrupting campaign schedules. here's the latest on the storm from the fox news extreme weather center, in new york. >> chris, yes, the storm likely we've never seen before, anywhere in the u.
blitz is under way. president obama and mitt romney hitting several must win states in 24 hour. could it all come down to ohio? we dig deeper as the race for the white house remains in a dead heat. our live coverage you decide 2012 starts now. >> thanks for joining us everybody. the candidates crisscrossing the country. >> today is kicking off president obama's longest campaign trip of this election cycle. five days in just -- five states in just two states and while mitt romney continues his campaign through western states. we are going to start in reno nevada tonight where mitt romney was talking up his record on small business creation and romney drew sharp differences between himself and president obama. >> small businesses were some two third of the jobs come from in this country. i want to get small business going again. that means i want to keep taxes down on small business. >> and from nevada we are going to head to iowa where early voting has begun and president obama at the mississippi valley fairgrounds today around the clock two day, 5,000-mile campaign trip. >> we're goin
for president obama they say that's not the case. others say they might just stay home and decide not to vote. what you saw in those clips you were just showing it the candidates making their closing arguments because in the end after all the negative ads, which i think at this point probably cancel each other out and it's just a lot of noise out there right now, it comes down to a matter of trust. what -- who do you trust? whose character do you really believe in? and overall whose opt tism -- optimism do you kind of buy into? >> we have heard mitt romney with a slightly tweaked message, the hopi changey thing that used to be the province of obama. >> i think this is a clever turn for him and i'm surprised he didn't start hitting it earlier because the obama brand of hope and change was so strong. like you said it, the way sarah palin said it, that hopi changey thing, he really reminded us that that wa what's obama promised. gwen: when i covered him, he campaigned and did defeat an income befpblet you can't just run on change though if you're the guy with the job? >> no, that's what he deli
as a soldier and diplomat. and then we head over cincinnati, ohio. >> obama campaign doesn't have a plan. it's slipping because he's talking about smaller and smaller things despite the fact that the america has huge challenges and that this is such an opportunity for america. >> back to virginia now. that is where paul ryan headed to bristol, virginia. we'll take the founding principals that made us great in the first place and we're going reapply him to the problems of the day and get this country back on track and we'll help good job creators back in the my of fighting jobs. >> reporter: and we land here at washington d.c. where joe biden talked about breast cancer research. >> it shows us how long i was in the senate. think about it. think about how far things have come. but there are still too many women getting the dreaded call from their doctors and too many families dealing with the fear and reality. >> reporter: with less than two weeks left, the places are to visit are many but the days to get there or running out. >> let's bring in our play analyst for some more insight. we want t
to work. >> welcome back to "the journal editorial report." that was president obama this week at a campaign stop in ohio, painting an optimistic picture of an economy on the upswing. last month's unemployment numbers no doubt helped fuel that narrative as does news this week that new home construction reached its highest level in four years. so is america on the road to recovery? let's ask economist art laffer. good to you have here. >> thank you very much, paul. >> we've got housing rebounding, we've got consumer confidence up. we've got the jobs market. it's still a mediocre jobs recovery, but at least there's some. what's going on? are we seeing a really -- finally a good rebound? >> i don't think so at all, paul. i mean honestly i don't think that's the way to describe this economy. we have the worst recovery in u.s. history when you look at the employment numbers there, you see the participation rates dropping like a stone. that's the reason the unemployment rate's not at 12% today. housing starts are off almost a zero base for the last four years, not anywhere near the a
president obama and had to -- have stops in battleground states in the coming days. the poll results could not be any closer. now in ais statistical -- statistical tie. voters in battleground states will see a lot of these candidates. we are in alexandria tonight expect.t we can scott? >> folks here can catch mitt on a sunday. that, the president in richmond on thursday. if these polls numbers hold true perhaps the president has ohio, and that means are here, virginia. >> it is up to us to choose what here.e take from you to make sure to begin voting. early voting has already started. >> after all of the primaries, conventions, and debate, it has come down to two frantic weeks unleashing every tactic possible. virginia, this new advertisement just for these the presidential campaign with a personal plea. you to work with keep america moving a forward together. >> the president began with an work -- an apology tour, apologizing for america. and you skipped israel. , the president also withled a booklet specifics of a second-term agenda. >> and by the way, the mathematics in my plan -- heads
. ♪ >>> two weeks away. the final stretch right now underway. president obama and mitt romney getting their message out after last night's final debate. >> i think they look at that and saw weakness. >> here's my plan for the next four years. >> the candidates also targeting your tv screen, releasing new ad in hope of getting your vote. our coverage starts right now. thanks for joining us tonight for this news edge special, you decide 2012. i'm brian baller. the candidates have fanned around key battleground states. >> reporter: a busy day, all four candidates on both tickets were back out on that campaign trail this afternoon. on the democratic side, president obama and vice president biden split up, heading to two key battleground states while mitt romney and paul ryan worked together to lock up votes out west. ♪ >> reporter: we begin in del ray beach, florida, after spending the night in the sunshine state. the president appear at a rally describing mitt romney's proposals as being in a time warp. >> part of the reason i think it's hard for governor romney to do is, you k
obama wrapped up a 48-hour, 8-state battleground blitz in cleveland late last night and with a hoarse voice went after a message he's been dealing all week long. romney's trustworthiness. >> trust matters. you know what, ohio, after all these years, you now know me. you know that i mean what i say. >> and almost the exactly same moment 150 mys west mitt romney took the starj in one of the great names in battleground politics, defiance, ohio, and he borrowed a page from the president's 2008 page book calling himself the president of change. >> this is a time when america faces big challenges. we have a big election and we want a president who will actually bring big changes and i will and he won't. >> well, we know ohio has been the ultimate bellwether in presidential elections for the last 50 years and the president's been putting a big emphasis on early voting both here and in other battleground states which is why he decided to be the first president, well, early vote and dit yesterday in chicago. >> we need some i.d. >> oh, no. >> i got my driver's license here. >> yes, by law even
received nearly $2 million from obama's stimulus programs. so let's go straight to gloria borgeer who i know is watching the speech. my question number one for you is this. i didn't hear a lot new in the speech. i'm guessing you didn't hear much new in the speech either. so given that fact, isn't it a bit risky, though, to introduce new policy here with 10, 11 days to go? isn't this really about getting voters excited getting out to vote? >> it's about getting independent voters to really take a look at you as somebody who is reasonable. as you said, this is really not about new ideas. this is about a different tone, a different kind of appeal. talking about change. i mean, four years ago. remember, barack obama was the candidate of change. you can't do that when you're the incumbent but it's easy to do when you're the challenger. so you make the case for change. you admit, as mitt romney did, that barack obama was kind of dealt a bad hand, but then you say, you know what? he didn't do enough to get us out of this. he didn't do what he needed to do. and i'm optimistic, show some optimis
journal." president obama and governor romney square off today in florida for the last debate of 2012. what would you like the moderator to ask the candidates? we would like to hear from you this morning, what are your foreign policy questions? here are the numbers to call -- host: you can also find as online. look for us on twitter, journal@c-span.org -- twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. we have a special hash tag set up. we are also on facebook, look for c-span. you can also reach us by e- mail, journal@c-span.org. what would you like to see the candidates asked tonight in the last debate of campaign 2012? "final debate, particularly big." host: looking at the washington -- "the washington times," obama leads as romney loses ground, but gop voters are more enthusiastic. "if the presidential election were held today, for whom would you vote"? this poll shows obama at 49.7%, romney at 47.3%. the mitt romney first debate bounce has disappeared, though the survey shows that the mitt romney backers are far more energy -- energized about him. in "the washington post" they write -- "it all co
women and abortion, comments that brought a stronger view from president obama. let me remind you first exactly what mourdock said. >> i struggled with it myself for a long time, but i came to realize life is that gift from god, and i think even when life begins in the horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> so in the aftermath the president mentioned the fight for women's health just last hour at a rally in florida and here he was last night on "the tonight show." >> rape is rape. it is a crime. and so these distinctions about rape don't make too much sense to me. don't make any sense to me. >> in a press conference yesterday mourdock did not apologize for what he said, but said his words were misinterpreted. >> so many people mistook, twisted, came to misunderstand the points that i was trying to make. >> but the obama campaign wants to remind voters that with this new video that mitt romney supports richard mourdock and, in fact, he even cut a tv ad in support of him. i want to bring in ann cornblut, politics editor for "the washington post," p
and change. the obama administration was going to be that transcendent administration that brought us all together. that is why barack obama earned the white house because he said it was granted a great uniter. remember that beautiful inaugural address and was glorious where he said to conservatives i want to listen to you especially when we disagree. nice, beautiful idea. and he was going to meet with conservatives in congress once a week. the was agreed idea, too. he met twice. so, three days after that beautiful speech, the conservatives in congress came to the white house and they had a meeting and eric cantor, a congressman from virginia articulated the perspective on increasing taxes that we shouldn't do that and you know what obama said three days after? he said i won, you lost. about a week later he said i won the folks that got us into this mess to do a whole lot less talking and a lot more listening. you can talk a little bit but i want you to stay on the sidelines while we try to clean this up for you. unbelievable. gone with any notion of unifying the country of bringing us to
. >> i think romney's leaning obama. >> good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in philadelphia today. the campaign carousel is spinning fast. the candidates whirling around and around the swing states and joining me now for our daily fix, chris cizilla, msnbc contributor and managing editor of postpolitics.com and mark halperin senior analyst for "time" and msnbc reporting from chicago today. chris cizilla, a new "washington post"/abc daily tracking poll, 48/49. what is that telling you? >> well, we started doing it monday, andrea, four days of interviews, and on monday among likely voters we had it obama 49, romney 48. on tuesday -- that was the friday through monday interviews. we had it romney 49/obama 48. what does that tell me? it tells me the race is very, very close and yes, "the washington post" does key for that astute analysis. i think we have to be careful not to make too much of slight movements. we're doing these tracking polls because i think it's fascinating to watch the last couple weeks how things play out, but 49/48, will 48/49 it's close nationally. keep your eye o
. >> president obama and his running mate joe biden have to be in the crucial state of ohio right now. they just wrapped up a campaign rally in dayton. >>> the final debate last night focused mainly on foreign policy. once again, our partners at fact check.org found many claims by both men that were false. here's nbc's dawn timmoney. >> reporter: the final battle between president barack obama and mitt romney gave voters the opportunity to hear more from each candidate on foreign policy. but fact check found several misleading and false statements. first, a claim from the president going back four years ago. >> when you are a candidate in 2008, as i was, and inif i got bin laden in our sights, i would take that shot. you said we shouldn't move heaven and earth to get one man and you said we should ask pakistan for permission. >> reporter: did romney say the u.s. should not go after bin laden in pakistan without that country's permission? >> romney said that of course, he would use any option that is available to him to protect the united states. so he would have used this as an option but he was
's the ugliness of this campaign. heading into the last week the romney campaign against president obama carries the scent of hell. john sununu, the top romney surrogate, barks at that lazy one in the white house who doesn't know how to be an american, who sarah palin mocks for shucking and jiving, and donald trump accuses again and again and again of being from kenya and playing monkey business with the country's economic numbers. you know, the same fellow romney says cheats on the welfare checks to feed his political base. the guy again rich calls the food stamp president. listen to sununu last night yelling at former governor bill richardson to shut up saying, general colin powell's political judgment is based on racial bias. trump offering a big bet the president won't show his student transcripts all to diminish the president's academic rise to editor of the harvard law review. yes, it's all directed at drumming up the blue collar white vote for the republican ticket and, yes, it smells. david corn is author of "the 47 percent" and roy reid is managing editor of the grio. both are msnbc pol
. >>> president obama and mitt romney fresh off their final debate hit the road in campaign attacks during visit to states that will decide the 2012 race. we're going to take a more in depth look but first up nichol collins with how the day played out. >> reporter: president obama hit the campaign trail trying to put fresh emphasis on his plans for a second term while releasing what his team calls a blue print for the future. >> my plan actually be move america forward. >> reporter: the president outlined his jobs plan picking through previously released proposals and his campaign releasing an ad again trying to hone in on a second term message. mitt romney's campaign releasing two ads today, one highlighting his plan to create 12 million jobs. >> i'm going to make sure we get people off of food stamps. >> reporter: president obama also stopped in battle ground ohio with joe biden and continued to portray mitt romney as the candidate changing his position to get elected. >> that's called romnesia. we joke about governor romney being all over the map but it speaks to something important. >> repor
being gallup. >> the obama campaign has to be calculating which battleground states they can afford to lose and still win. what will you be watching for? a pivotal moment where you'll say this thing is changing here? >> i'm glad you asked that question, because i'll get to be a prophet. if mitt romney starts going and traveling to ohio -- excuse me, to pennsylvania or michigan, then barack obama campaign is in terrible shape, because he's not going there just because he likes those states. he thinks they're in play. now they're supposed to be solidly safe states for barack obama. paul ryan was in pittsburgh over the weekend, but that's the vice president. that could be a head fake. if you see the presidential candidate, mitt romney, going into michigan or pennsylvania, then obama is in trouble. >> the debate will focus on foreign policy. the response to the attack in benghazi continues to dominate headlines. on the jon stewart show, the president said talking about the victims, it was not optimal. >> that was a terrible statement. i can't use another -- and i'm sure mitt romney will
campaign announced he and paul ryan will be together and in canton, ohio o monday and president obama will head hope to -- home to chicago first where he will cast his ballot in early voting before returning to washington, brian. >> all right, tom fitzgerald. >>> and coming up at 6:30, fox 5 news edge 2012, has more on the political issues. we'll look at the battleground state of ohio and how important that state is to both candidates. plus, we're live at a rally from maryland's question 6. the controversial referendum on same-sex marriage. i'll be your host and we'll be joined by tom fitzgerald and mark plotkin. >>> a news alert in virginia. congressman jim moran's son patrick resigned from his father's campaign after he s caught on camera talking to someone about how to commit voter fraud. it was shot in virginia october 8th. that is a group headed by james o'keefe, the man who did the a.c.o.r.n. undercover videos in 2009. the man with the camera approached him and repeatedly asked how they can vote for 100 specific people who don't usually vote. >> put the name and address. [ indis
as president obama and mitt romney tour the country. making stops in key battle ground states. fox's john roberts has the latest now from reno, nevada. >> reporter: president obama racking up the miles in an effort to peel up the votes. mr. obama starting his day off in iowa and will be making stops in colorado, nevada, florida, virginia, and ohio the next two days. >> and i had to search to ask you for your vote. to ask you for your support so we can finish what we started. >> reporter: many say the buckeye state could be the deciding factor in the battle for the oval office. the commander in chief making more campaign stops there than any other state. vice president judien in marion -- joe biden in in marion, ohio, trying to keep him and the president on the job for another four years. >> the president and i will not stand by and let china break international trade agreements that hurt the people of ohio or any other state. >> reporter: romney's running mate, paul ryan, also courting voters in the buckeye state by doing four more years of an obama white house is a recipe for a disaster.
, and president obama and governor mitt romney are taking on foreign policy in their final presidential debate. fox's craig bosswell is live in boca raton with the latest. craig, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, will b. four hours from now. expect -- well, about four hours from now, president obama and mitt romney will sit at the same table in close proximity and point out their differences in foreign policy. the 90-minute event takes place in florida, a must-win state. there are 29 electoral votes here, more than 10% than they will need on election night. >> i want to hear what they have to say. to make my decision based on. that. >> reporter: last week, president obama and mitt romney bitterly disagreed on foreign policy. expect that to reignite tonight, particularly on the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, afghanistan, iran's nuclear ambitions and the rise of china, the economy is expected to surpass the u.s. in the next decade. >> he will project standing with the allies like israel, it's not overruling generals and having to politicize the withdrawal schedule -- tho
in virginia beach on monday due to the upcoming hurricane sandy. we were recently in touch with the obama campaign. they told us they are still monitoring the developments in those storm tracks sue just told us. they're going to be making a decision about this planned rally. as president obama continues to monitor this along with fema officials. today on the trail, it was business as usual in the next to last weekend before the election got under way. we begin in iowa this friday. mitt romney attending a rally at a construction business in ames, iowa. he's continuing to make a strong push in iowa, a state democrats carried just four years ago. >> four years ago candidate obama spoke to the scale of the times. today he shrinks from it trying instead to distract our attention from the biggest issues to the smallest, from characters on "sesame street" and silly word games to personal attacks he knows are false. >> reporter: the president staying in washington today visiting the democratic national committee offices on capitol hill later criticizing mitt romney's response to the benghazi atta
in health care, right? president obama is elected he obama cared becomes the law of the land for sure. it becomes institutionalized. it becomes nothing is impossible, but it becomes close to impossible to reverse four years from now. it will be operating then. people will have moved over. there will have been tremendous changes. a mandate would've been enforced already to 20,000 irs agents will get hired, which is absolutely ludicrous. just we need, 20,000 more irs agents. and there's almost no way to stop that because even if you have a republican house, which i think is almost for sure. nothing in life is for sure, but that's almost for sure. even if you were to have a republican senate, which is unlikely if obama gets elected, but possible. well, he could veto any attempt they would make to overturn obama cared. american people and reelecting president obama are basically reinforcing obama cared and accepting it as their future. if a president romney is elected, even without a republican senate, basically the present those in the house about the same in the senate was then one or t
the election, and tonight, the candidates are busy prepping for tomorrow night's date. president barack obama is at camp david, and mitt romney is in florida. richard, even with the two debates down, there are still people who have not decided who they will vote for. >> a lot of undecided votes out there. one poll put this race a dead heat -- 47% for each candidate. many folks at the white house say they will be watching that debate. emma i am and decided, actually. >> i've made my decision. >> is it is here, like the rest of the country, are split. >> president obama. >> i will vote for mitt romney. >> this topic -- foreign policy. >> spoiler alert -- we got bin laden. >> mitt romney bashing the administration for its missile response to the attack in libya what he called a failed approach to the region. >> this calls into question the president's policy in the middle east. >> -- a leading policy will be big monday night. >> the challenge for president obama will be defining the middle east strategy going forward. -- articulating policy will be big monday night. >> for mitt romney the big ch
said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> we are following breaking news in waldorf, maryland. a man and woman were shot while walking on a path behind westlake high school. one of them has died and tonight the shooter is still on the run. fox 5's audrey barnes on live on the scene. what happened? >> reporter: i'm at the entrance to that footpath on hampshire circle at gopher court. behind me is where police blocked off the entrance. a couple in their 40s were out walking their dog about 7:15 tonight when they encountered a lone gunman who unloaded his handgun shooting the couple multiple times and as you said, the woman in their 40s has died. police are still -- her 40s has died. police are still on the scene. i want to bring in diane richardson from the charles county sheriff's office to give us more information. at this point do you have any idea what the motive was behind the shooting? >> no. first this is highly unusual in this area and quite frankly very upsetting because this is a very quiet area. apparently this
tightening in virginia, giving mitt romney the edge over barack obama. independent voters and women remain in the cross hairs for the candidates. fox's doug luzader has the latest now from the campaign trail >> reporter: certainly seen this race tighten up considerably over just the past month. this is the average of polls. there's not much space between governor romney and president obama. romney has widened his lead a bit since yesterday and it has the president running to catch up. nothing matches the campaign tools a president has, air force one rolling up to a rally. later, the president running to the podium. >> are you fired up? [ applause ] >> reporter: after a marathon day, his voice was nearly gone. >> even though my voice is getting kind of hoarse, i've still got a spring in my step. >> reporter: the president even cast his vote early yesterday in chicago. with his poll numbers flagging, his campaign hopes early voters help lock down the lead he had weeks ago. the obama strategy involves women and young voters. the president referring to romney, "well, that's a b-ser, i can tell
'll tell you how president obama and mitt romney are homing in with only a few days left to go. ft to go. . >>> straight up 6:00 on this thursday, october 25th. one more day to go until the weekend being folks. we got to get through this though today. look like a little bit of fog still hanging around out there on your morning commute. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and tucker barnesis here. >> certainly the potential for it. what you are referring to is hurricane sandy. category two hurricane. let's take a look at it. it really intensified in the last 24 hours and looking fairly impressive on our satellite signature here. you can see the eye there now emerging off the northern shore of could you be a maximum wind, 105 with gusts to 115. it has the potential to be close enough to the mid high pressure atlantic that it could interact with a cold front that will an approaching and we could be in for some soaking rains and maybe some railroad gusty wind. we'll have more on that come be up. there is the latest with sandy. we are cooling o
say advantage obama this new ad today. >> the clear choice, president obama into the iraq war. leftromney would have there.troops >> the tagline on that ad is, fighting over there and start rebuilding here. it is about the economy. this is about foreign-policy. the economy is still the number- one issue. the'll be able to watch abc 7, coverage begins at 9:00. you can tell us what you think debate with the instant reaction feature of our website. wjla.com/react with your computer or compatible smart phone and give us your opinion. the running mates are out there on the campaign trail. joe biden is an ohio. he said his opponents is positions when it comes to cuts to the federal budget. ryan is in colorado tonight. he promises that mitt romney not cut the country's budget and the campaign criticizing the white house for a plan to lower the deficit by cutting $1.20 trillion of domestic spending to include military cuts. >> a flying advertisement for from theey was forced above florida. a black aircraft made an landing -- a blimp aircraft made an emergency landing last night. no on
, julie. believe it or not, voters sent to the polls two weeks from today. for president obama and mitt romney, the last phase in the race for the white house begins this morning. they held their final debate in florida last night. mr. obama was aggressive and lit up twitter with a couple of zippingers while government romney spent a lot of time on the offensive. doug luzader takes a closer look. >> reporter: they sat down at the table last night with the same ultimate goal in mind, and that is, of course, winning come november 6th. they have two different strategies to get there. >> this debate begins as they do, with a handshake. as they headed to their seats, they had different objectives. romney, to preserve his momentum, the president to get some back. when romney questioned cuts to the navy, a critical issue in the battleground state of virginia, the president delivered what his supporters think was the line of the night. >> you mentioned the navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than in 1916. governor, we have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military
you're seeing from the obama campaign is an incredibly shrinking campaign. the president's out of ideas. he's out of excuses and in november, you'll make sure he's out of office. >> mitt romney and running mate paul ryan spoke about an hour ago at a rally in denver. earlier in the day romney was in henderson nevada, who said he would help small business owners. the president took aim at romney in the biggest battleground state of them all. >> if you say you won't give a big tax cut to the wealthy but you're on a video promising your tax cut would include the top 1%, that sounds like a classic case of romnesia. >> president obama continues the romnesia theme while appearing with joe biden in dayton. mr. obama accused romney of waffling on several key issues but the obama campaign may be bracing for card from donald trump who says he will big announcement related to president obama tomorrow. details have not been released. close to the home, community and religious leaders were in silver spring tonight urging people to
obama played host to people in richmond this afternoon. richmond andwas in has more from the newsroom. bigger offense, though expect another when he campaigns with bill clinton monday. spokesperson's said they don't know how things out, which is why we're seeing so much of him in virginia and why today was such l stopped intended for just for urging of voters. the view of the president tells story. a reported 15,000 craned their glimpse, but his message was to the cameras. >> all you have to do is vote. >> the president spent the night while insideone u.s. for the first time. >> you may notice that my voice sounds just a little hoarse. the priorityrs is like bonnieor more, davis. >> we have to realize the next choosent could very well of supreme court justices. perplexed as to why a for awould vote republican. are,new poll shows they indicating mitt romney, down not y a double digits, with womenead even voters. and it is astonishing. don't you want to be equal? >> volunteers canvassed the hoping they can get to the polls. it is the president stressed the way to ensure his supporters t
swing states, those numbers have been the same way. in colorado our latest polling shows barack obama down by four points. these numbers are moving in similar fashion across most of the states, with one big exception, ohio. in a high of the numbers show that it is 48-48. there is great enthusiasm from republican voters across the country. the democrats appear to have a stronger ground game and we are seeing that especially in ohio. before we get into all of that, we have two guests and they've both say they have said things they regret they have informed me that is not accurate. governor rendell is someone who speaks his mind freely on nbc and obviously served as governor of the great state of pennsylvania. i want to start by asking them about their home states. can mitt romney win? >> i would say yes the pennsylvania is in play. and i would say that it is probably the best bellwether of what happened over the last three weeks. the their campaign is particularly active in a pennsylvania. they have not been running many television ads because most campaigns thought it was going to be i
is appropriate. >> turning now to the race for the white house. both president obama and mitt romney are racking up frequent flyer miles. both will make the hard push. the president heads to richmond for a rally tomorrow. and sunday romney has three in the state. joins us live from capitol hill with more. doug good morning. >> reporter: good morning. unless you live in one of those handful of swing states, you are not going to see these guys in person as the campaign travel reaches a fever pitch. >>> we can add another 5,000 milester today as president obama travels back and forth actually spending the night on board. mitt romney isn't far behind after rallies yesterday. >> what you are seeing from the obama campaign is an incredibly shrinking campaign. the president is out of ideas andre going to make sure he's out of office. >> give him the edge nationally. tracking poll puts it at 5 points. the swing states get more complicated. may come down to ohio. the president was in dayton yesterday. >> we know we're not where we need to be. but we've made real progress. we have to build on that progres
election day. >> today, it is back to the battleground state. president barack obama will be in florida and ohio. republican presidential nominee former governor mitt romney will be in nevada and colorado. now, last night, the two faced off in their fume and third debate, the focus foreign policy. polls out show that president obama was the winner. he took a more aggressive approach than the previous two debates. one of the most notable moments was when the two sparred over the size of the military. >> let's talk about military spending. that is this. >> 0 seconds. >> our navy is smaller now than any time since 1917. the and a halfy sawed they needed 313 ships to carry out their mission. we are now down to 285. we are headed down to the low 200s. that is unacceptable to me. you want to make sure we have the ships that are required by our navy. >> i think governor rome me maybe hasn't spent enough time hooking how the military worksen you mentioned the navy and we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. we all have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military has changed. w
. for the next two weeks the candidates will hit the campaign trail to energize their base. both president obama and governor romney brought up the economy but most of the night was devoted to foreign policy including iran and other hot spots. >> you look at the record of the last four years and say is iran closer to a bomb, yes. is the middle east in few molt -- tumolt, yes. >> as long as i am president of the united states iran will not get a nuclear weapon. i made that clear when i came in office. we organized the strongest coalition and the strongest sanctions against iran in history. >> today president obama campaigns in florida and ohio, two key states. mitt romney is in nevada and colorado tonight te key states. election day is two weeks away with the race still wide open. joining us now with a look at how each presidential camp is planning its camp to victory is leonard steinhorn. thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> we are getting down to the wire. we can focus on the numbers as the campaigns are doing. they each have different scenarios for how they get to the number 270 f
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